kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha



kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | how to make kerala paratha | malabar paratha recipe with step by step process - kerala parotta is a delicacy from the state of kerala. it is a layered flaky flat bread that one of the most popular street food in south indian.


the difference between the lachha paratha and kerala parotta is that lachha paratha is usually prepared with equal proportion of all purpose flour (maida) and wheat flour instead kerala parotta is completely made by all purpose flour (maida). they are also called malabar parathas or malabar parotta or kerala paratha.

in addition i would like to share some of my other indian bread recipes from my blog. it mainly includes, aloo pyaaz paratha, methi makka paratha, puffy pooris, restaurant style bhature, Coin Paratha etc.


ingredients for kerala parotta or kerala paratha :

  • all purpose flour (maida) - 2 cup
  • powdered sugar - 1 tsp
  • salt - as per taste
  • water - as required, to knead
  • oil - ½ cup (for kneading dough and roasting)


directions for kerala parotta or kerala paratha :

  • take a bowl, add all purpose flour, salt, sugar, 2 tbsp oil and mix well.
  • add water as required to knead a soft dough and knead the dough for 5-10 minutes.
  • cover with a moist cloth and keep aside for 2 hours.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

  • after 2 hours, divide the dough into equal balls. grease with some oil and cover it.
  • rest the dough balls for 5-10 more minutes.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

  • take the dough ball and roll it in a small circle of about 2 to 3 inches in diameter.
  • transfer the small circle to a plate and apply oil on top of each rolled circle.
  • keep stacking the small circle paratha, one on top of the other and apply oil on top of each rolled circle.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

  • rest the small circle paratha on the plate for 10 minutes.
  • grease the working surface with oil.
  • take a small rolled circle and place it on a flat surface. Roll this small circle paratha into a large paratha and grease some oil.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha



  • method 1 -
    • start by creating pleats by folding with the help of fingers.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

    • try to stretch the pleated dough as much as possible.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

    • now roll the pleated dough like a swiss roll.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

    • make sure to secure the end by pressing gently.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

  • method 2 -
    • start by gathering the dough in one corner and create a spiral.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

    • now roll the pleated dough like a swiss roll.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

    • make sure to secure the end by pressing gently.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

  • repeat this process with all the remaining small dough circles. cover with wet cloth and rest the spirals for five minutes.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

  • take a spiral ball and grease the working surface with oil and roll spiral ball into a paratha of 5-6 inches.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

  • heat a tawa and place the parottas on a hot tava or griddle.
  • when one side has partly cooked, flip the parotta.
  • now drizzle about 1 tsp of oil or clarified butter on the partly cooked part.
  • flip again and this time this side has to be cooked more than the previous side. you will see brown spots on the kerala parotta.
  • spread some oil or clarified butter on this side too.
  • press it down with a spatula.
  • flip again once or twice till both the sides of kerala parotta are cooked properly.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha

  • now remove the paratha from heat.
  • make all kerala parotta or kerala parathas this way.
  • now your kerala parotta is ready to be served.
  • serve this yummy kerala paratha with any indian vegetable or lentil curry or dal or any curry.

kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha


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kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | malabar paratha
 
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kerala parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | parotta recipe | how to make kerala paratha | malabar paratha recipe with step by step process - kerala parotta is a delicacy from the state of kerala. it is a layered flaky flat bread that one of the most popular street food in south indian.
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Recipe type: bread
Cuisine: kerala
Serves: 7-8 parottas
Nutrition:
Serving size: 1 parotta
Calories per serving: 139 cal
Fat per serving: 6 g
Ingredients :
  • all purpose flour (maida) - 2 cup
  • powdered sugar - 1 tsp
  • salt - as per taste
  • water - as required, to knead
  • oil - ½ cup (for kneading dough and roasting)
Instructions :
  1. take a bowl, add all purpose flour, salt, sugar, 2 tbsp oil and mix well.
  2. add water as required to knead a soft dough and knead the dough for 5-10 minutes.
  3. cover with a moist cloth and keep aside for 2 hours.
  4. after 2 hours, divide the dough into equal balls. grease with some oil and cover it.
  5. rest the dough balls for 5-10 more minutes.
  6. take the dough ball and roll it in a small circle of about 2 to 3 inches in diameter.
  7. transfer the small circle to a plate and apply oil on top of each rolled circle.
  8. keep stacking the small circle paratha, one on top of the other and
  9. apply oil on top of each rolled circle.
  10. rest the small circle paratha on the plate for 10 minutes.
  11. grease the working surface with oil.
  12. take a small rolled circle and place it on a flat surface. Roll this small circle paratha into a large paratha and grease some oil.
  13. method 1 - start by creating pleats by folding with the help of fingers.
  14. try to stretch the pleated dough as much as possible.
  15. now roll the pleated dough like a swiss roll.
  16. make sure to secure the end by pressing gently.
  17. method 2 - start by gathering the dough in one corner and create a spiral.
  18. now roll the pleated dough like a swiss roll.
  19. make sure to secure the end by pressing gently.
  20. repeat this process with all the remaining small dough circles. cover with wet cloth and rest the spirals for five minutes.
  21. take a spiral ball and grease the working surface with oil and roll spiral ball into a paratha of 5-6 inches.
  22. heat a tawa and place the parottas on a hot tava or griddle.
  23. when one side has partly cooked, flip the parotta.
  24. now drizzle about 1 tsp of oil or clarified butter on the partly cooked part.
  25. flip again and this time this side has to be cooked more than the previous side. you will see brown spots on the kerala parotta.
  26. spread some oil or clarified butter on this side too.
  27. press it down with a spatula.
  28. flip again once or twice till both the sides of kerala parotta are cooked properly.
  29. now remove the paratha from heat.
  30. make all kerala parotta or kerala parathas this way.
  31. now your kerala parotta is ready to be served.
  32. serve this yummy kerala paratha with any indian vegetable or lentil curry or dal or any curry.


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